Faculty training commences in the Dental Simulation Virtual Reality Lab
The Virtual Reality Dental Simulation Lab, Ziauddin College of Dentistry, Ziauddin University, was inaugurated on November 25 2021. This VR Lab was built with great support from Dr. Asim Hussain chancellor, Ziauddin University, Dr. Abbas Zafar Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr. Nida Hussain Pro-chancellor, Ziauddin University, Dr. Mervyn Hosein, Principal, College of Dentistry, Dr. Asmat Jameel, Head of department of Operative Dentistry, Dr. Shoaib Khan, Head of Department of Dental Materials, Mr. James Markey Global head of operations, HRV simulation and Dr. Aisha Anwar dental OPD manager. This is the first time such a lab is made in Pakistan. Ziauddin College of Dentistry is proud to announce that the first three batches of faculty training have been completed. 15 faculty members are trained in the VR lab under the supervision of Dr. Sikander Majeed, Lecturer VR Lab, Dr. Asmat Jameel and Dr. Mervyn Hosein. These faculty members have received special training to further train the first, second,third and fourth year BDS students. VR simulation training will now be a part of undergraduate curriculum. This training on dental simulators will help students to excel their professional skills before starting dental procedures on patients.